The Max M. Fisher Resource Center

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Left to Right: Phillip Hart, J.L. Hudson, Jr., Robert P. Griffin, and Max Fisher
Bob McCabe explains how the Ren Cen was a catalyst for revitalizing Detroit.
Max Fisher, Gerald Ford and other members of the UJA and the State Department signing the contract in the Thomas Jefferson Room of the State Dept. Building.
Coleman Young amid construction of Detroit's Renaissance Center
Bill Berman talks about Max Fisher's commitment to finding consensus among groups in the pursuit of the right decision.
Max Fisher, Golda Meir and others
Edsel Ford explains why his father, Henry, liked Max Fisher.
Michigan GOP Honors
Max Fisher and George Shultz with Jane Sherman at the Council of Jewish Federations General Assembly in San Francisco in 1990, during which Shultz was presented the Human Rights Award by his longtime friend Fisher.
President Reagan's Task Force Welcoming Letter
Peter Cummings relates Max Fisher's instinct to work behind the scenes.
Groundbreaking for Renaissance Center
Max Fisher, Yigal Allon and Yosef Tekoah
Max Fisher, Paul Milstein and Seymour Milstein
Robert Aronson explains that Max Fisher could ask people for money effectively and get what he asked for.
Detroit News on July 15, 1971